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cataplexy

join:2013-01-27
Quebec, QC

[TV] Getting FibeTV FTTH, can i use a PC tuner card?

Can i hook the Bell receiver up to any tuner card? I don't have a TV and don't wanna buy one, I'd rather use my PC monitor.

xporterX

join:2010-07-11
Yes you can, but the menu and changing channels will be slow.

yyzlhr

join:2012-09-03
Scarborough, ON
kudos:4
reply to cataplexy
It will work, but you won't get HD, unless your tuner card has Component or HDMI inputs.

Another alternative is if you have a monitor that supports HDCP you can purchase an HDMI switch and hook up the receiver directly to your monitor and bypass your computer all together.

cataplexy

join:2013-01-27
Quebec, QC

1 edit
said by yyzlhr:

Another alternative is if you have a monitor that supports HDCP you can purchase an HDMI switch and hook up the receiver directly to your monitor and bypass your computer all together.

The specs for my monitor says "Connectivity options with DVI with HDCP and VGA inputs"

»www.amazon.com/Viewsonics-VA2703···05ZT5C2M

Would i be good to go with a hdmi to dvi adapter ?

yyzlhr

join:2012-09-03
Scarborough, ON
kudos:4
said by cataplexy:

said by yyzlhr:

Another alternative is if you have a monitor that supports HDCP you can purchase an HDMI switch and hook up the receiver directly to your monitor and bypass your computer all together.

The specs for my monitor says "Connectivity options with DVI with HDCP and VGA inputs"

»www.amazon.com/Viewsonics-VA2703···05ZT5C2M

Would i be good to go with a hdmi to dvi adapter ?

Yep, an HDMI to DVI should work fine. You'll need separate cables for the audio too.

cataplexy

join:2013-01-27
Quebec, QC

1 edit
said by yyzlhr:

Yep, an HDMI to DVI should work fine. You'll need separate cables for the audio too.

If I want to use headphones, would this work for audio?

3.5mm Stereo Female to RCA Male Y-Cable
»www.amazon.com/Cables-Go-Stereo-···3&sr=1-1

here's the back panel of the Bell receiver: »i.imgur.com/OfpmXJo.png

HDMI and RCA Audio Out can both work at the same time?

yyzlhr

join:2012-09-03
Scarborough, ON
kudos:4
Should work fine.

cataplexy

join:2013-01-27
Quebec, QC
said by yyzlhr:

Should work fine.

Thank you! You've been very helpful.